Continuing its efforts to improve coverage of religion around the world, ICFJ has launched a two-year program for American and international journalists who cover religious issues. By improving professional skills and increasing the dialogue around religion, ICFJ hopes to encourage journalists to engage the subject more openly and free of bias, and simultaneously more respectfully and critically. The program activities will include two online courses and international joint reporting projects,
The program is designed to:
Improve U.S. and global reporting on social issues related to religion;
Facilitate quality coverage that better educates the American public about the role and nature of religion in cultural, political and economic realms, and ensures that policymakers have the resources to make informed decisions on these issues; and
Provide a strengthened professional body that gives global journalists the resources, skills and support they need to be a respected voice on religious issues in their nations.
This program is made possible by the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation.